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10 Assets Often Overlooked in a Divorce

If you’re currently going through a divorce, you probably already know that there is likely a lot of bickering about finances involved. While decisions on child support and spousal maintenance must be made, assets must also be categorized as marital and non-marital, and then later divided among the involved parties....
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5 Top Divorce Urban Legends and Myths

When people are about to get divorced, they often have misconceptions before they even walk into their attorney’s office. Among the top divorce urban legends and myths are: Mothers will automatically get primary custody of the children. When it comes to child custody, both mothers and fathers are equal in...
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Do-It-Yourself Divorce: 5 Reasons You Should Think Twice

Nowadays, more and more individuals are choosing to divorce without the assistance of a lawyer. Figuring out the divorce process on your own and without the assistance of a lawyer can seem tempting—especially if you’re trying to spend as little money as possible. Here are just some reasons you should...
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Financial Disclosure in a Colorado Divorce

As soon as the court acquires jurisdiction over two parties in a divorce proceeding, Colorado law requires both spouses to complete a financial affidavit and provide the other spouse with full financial disclosures. Each party is required to provide the other side with a sworn financial statement, which includes a...
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Divorce Planning Tips for the Primary Breadwinner

For those not involved, divorce may be seen as an impromptu decision. For couples getting divorced, however, this is not usually the case. A spouse contemplating divorce has likely thought about it for months or even years, as the breakdown of a marriage is a slow but steady process. Divorce...
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Who Pays for College After a Colorado Divorce?

Parents going through divorce have many complicated and emotionally charged questions. One such question concerns tuition. Child support payments stop when a child reaches the age of emancipation—so which parent pays for college tuition? Colorado child support laws are clear when it comes to the issue of divorce and a...
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4 Major Considerations When Making a Parenting Schedule

When two parents decide to separate, there may be mixed emotions, as well as uncertainty and unpredictability for everyone in the family—particularly the children. As part of a dissolution of marriage in Colorado, you must submit a proposed parenting plan to the court. A detailed parenting plan reduces the risk...
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9 DUI Defenses in Colorado

Have you been arrested for Driving Under the Influence (DUI) or Driving While Ability Impaired (DWAI) in Colorado? If you wish to fight the case being filed against you, your DUI attorney will need to examine your case and consider all the possible defenses to your case. With a sound...
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Obtaining Joint Custody of Your Child

Colorado differs from other states when it comes to custody rulings. In fact, the state does not typically use the term “custody,” and does not have the law of sole custody nor joint custody. Instead, it uses the legal term “allocation of parental responsibilities,” which comprises both parenting time and...
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Understanding Colorado Custody Laws for Unwed Parents

Nowadays, it isn’t uncommon to find unmarried couples with children. In fact, statistics show that roughly half the children born in the United States are born to unwed parents. While numerous Colorado laws apply to both married and unmarried parents, the legal precedent is not always clear when it comes...
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